Indian captain Rohit Sharma yet again had a decent outing in the ICC World Cup 2023. The opening batter continued his aggressive style of play even in the final against Australia at the buzzing Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Rohit Sharma after getting a feel of the pitch took attack to the Australian bowlers and made sure that he took his team off the flyer. The Indian captain looked unfazed by the wicket of Shubman Gill at the other end and continued attacking even after he lost his partner.
Rohit Sharma smashed every bowler he faced and was looking dangerous. But his stay at the crease was cut short brilliance of Travis Head on the field. The Australian batter took a blinder in the field and it’s fair to say that an effort like that was needed to dismiss the Indian skipper who looked threatening.
Rohit Sharma tried to hit flighted delivery angling away from Glenn Maxwell out of the park. He didn’t have a great connection and ended up slicing it high. Travis Head ran back from the cover and put in a full stretch dive and grabbed it inches from the ground.
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Rohit Sharma scored 47 runs off 31 balls in the big final. He batted with a strike rate of 151.61 and also smashed 4 fours and 3 sixes in his innings. His rollicking start made sure India got over 80 runs in the powerplay.
After the wicket of Rohit Sharma, India lost Shreyas Iyer (4) as well. They came under a bit of pressure and the crowd was silenced as well. India was reduced to 81/3 in no time. The onus will now be on Virat Kohli and KL Rahul to take the team to a decent total and put pressure on the opposition.
IND vs AUS: Record broken by Rohit Sharma In World Cup
Rohit Sharma scored 597 runs in 11 innings in the ICC World Cup 2023. He had a staggering average of 54.27 and a strike rate of 125.94. The Indian captain also scored one century and three half-centuries. He broke quite a few records as he smashed most sixes (31) in a World Cup
Rohit Sharma also bagged the record for most runs by a captain in World Cup history. He also has the second-highest strike rate in a World Cup (Minimum 400+ runs). The Indian captain scored 401 runs at a strike rate of 135 in overs 1 to 10 (the most in the tournament).
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